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Self-Directed Education for Neurodiverse Children

When raising/educating neurodiverse children (autistic, ADHD, OCD, PDA, etc.), it can be a challenge to figure out how best to educate them so that they can succeed at school and in life. In A Different Way to Learn: Neurodiversity and Self-Directed Education, Naomi Fisher, a clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. in developmental cognitive psychology, offers some ways to approach the challenge.

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Thinking About Unschooling?

In The Unschool Challenge, Elvis provides short essays on various topics related to unschooling and then she provides challenges for readers to do. This is a pick and choose sort of book. You don’t need to read it in order. You can select which topics interest you and learn more about them, pursue some of the challenges, and incorporate what you feel is valuable into your homeschooling life.

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Resources for Catholic Unschooling

Unschooling is a homeschool philosophy largely based on child-led learning. It embraces the idea that children learn best when they want to learn something. It…

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An In-Depth Look at Catholic Unschooling

Curious Unschoolers offers an in-depth look at Catholic unschooling. #unschooling

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Unschooled by Kerry McDonald
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Learn About Unschooling Options

Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional Classroom by Kerry McDonald is useful reading for anyone interested in learning more about self-directed education.

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Posted in Book Reviews Eclectic Unschooling

How to Be a Brave Learner

Julie Bogart is the well-known creator of the Brave Writer curriculum and founder of the Homeschool Alliance. In her new book, The Brave Learner: Finding…

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Unschooling from a Christian Perspective

In God Schooling: How God Intended Children to Learn, Julie Polanco offers faith-based Christian reasons for pursuing an unschooling approach to homeschooling. While there is…

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What Happens When You Ask Unschoolers ‘What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?’

My daughter is a baker. When people ask her what she wants to be when she grows up, she responds breezily: “A baker, but I…

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Posted in Eclectic Math Practical Tips Resources Unschooling

Natural Math: 100+ Activities & Resources

by Laura Grace Weldon “The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.”   ~Stan Gudder Today’s children…

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Book Review: Homeschooling with Gentleness

Homeschooling with Gentleness by Suzie Andres Hillside Education, 2015 – 2nd Edition I came to “Homeschooling with Gentleness” after reading Andres’ more recent book, “The…

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